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Contents Autumn 2011

Features

2011 Book Lover’s Gift Guide

By Rebecca Rego Barry & Nate Pedersen

A selection of unique and creative gift ideas for booklovers—from paper jewelry to decorative home furnishings and, of course, books

Fe Fi Fo Feiffer

By Leonard S. Marcus

Fifty years after he illustrated The Phantom Tollbooth, Jules Feiffer’s picture book art is back in the spotlight

A Collector of Collections

By Ellen F. Brown

For collector and philanthropist Albert Small, history is something to pursue, to enjoy, and, ultimately, to share

 

On the Block

How History Unfolds on Paper

By Jeremy Dibbell

The collection of historical collectibles dealer Eric C. Caren

How I Got started

Boxing Fiction

By Ellen F. Brown

Collector Kevin Grace

Digest

Read Online

Designer Thatcher Wine sees bookcases as canvases

Book: A South Pole centennial

Art: Inside the new National Sporting Library & Museum

Object: Antiquarian music hits a high note

Exhibit: Dickens at 200

Plus

FineBooksmagazine.com

Dear Reader

Quotes & Comments

Marketplace

Featured Columns

Gently Mad

A Bookseller’s Field of Dreams

By Nicholas A. Basbanes

The success of a book fair in tiny Cowan, Tennessee

Record-Breaker

Scaling the Highest Heights

By Ian McKay

Wuthering Heights keeps climbing

Book Art

Ye Olde Alchemist

By Richard Minsky

An interview with Daniel E. Kelm, founder of the Garage Annex School for Book Arts

Beyond the Basics

Collecting Later Editions

By Joel Silver

If it’s not a first, is it still worth collecting?

In the Library

The Pursuit of Books

By Endrina Tay & Ann Lucas Birle

Two scholars tracked down part of Thomas Jefferson's library at Washington University